Support Worker
Merredin, WA, AU
6h ago
source : Expr3ss! Pty Ltd

We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds

  • Permanent Part time
  • The option to salary package
  • Work in your local community!
  • Avivo is a leading community services organisation in Western Australia. We work closely with people and families who need individualised support services due to disability, ageing or mental ill-health.

    We are committed to people living as valued citizens, making their own decisions, developing their abilities and growing in their relationships.

    We believe in an organisational culture where all employees can develop and do their best work.

    We are looking for a friendly, flexible and caring Support Worker to join our Wheatbelt team in Merredin area.

    The role will work across aged care, disability and mental health sectors. Engaging in a range of care needs to assist individuals to remain living within their home, stay connected within their community, achieve their future goals and to remain as independent as possible.

    Duties include but are not limited to :

  • Providing a range of support services including domestic assistance, personal care, and social support
  • Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual and their family
  • Problem solving issues with the person and / or their family, and the team
  • What we require :

  • A current driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle are essential
  • Strong values that align with those of Avivo
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
  • Must be available to attend core training sessions to maintain ongoing employment
  • Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
  • Ability to problem solve, think creatively and find innovative solutions
  • Competency with use of a Smart Phone and Apps
  • Ability to work well within a small self-managing team.
  • A current First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain one (the successful candidate can obtain through Avivo)
  • Must have flexible availability to work a range of shifts from Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm and occasional weekends
  • Candidates must be living in or close to the Merredin area.

    In return, you will receive awesome conditions :

  • An hourly rate of between $21.58 and $28.69 per hour (depending on qualifications & experience) plus afternoon / evening shift loading and weekend penalties
  • Option to Salary Package up to $18,550 to reduce taxable income
  • A Mobile Phone to use for work
  • Pay for kilometres and time travelled between supports
  • Extra 2 days of leave per year and 17.5% leave loading for Annual Leave
  • Comprehensive training opportunities, supportive and flexible team
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